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Grafton County candidates are, top row, from left: Democrat Kelley Monahan and Republican Bill Sharp for Register of Deeds; Republican Karen Cervantes and Democrat Mike Cryans for District 1 commissioner. Bottom row, from left: Democrat Linda Lauer and Republican Stephen Whitney for District 2 commissioner; Independent Allan Monica, Democrat Martha Richards and Republican Paul Simard for District 3 commissioner. (Courtesy photographs)

4 Grafton County Offices Contested

Saturday, October 25, 2014

North Haverhill — Republicans are trying to unseat the three Democrats who serve as Grafton County commissioners in the 2014 elections, but the most colorful race — again — may be for the oft overlooked post of Register of Deeds. The Republicans primarily call for closer scrutiny of the county’s $39 million budget, particularly contributions to social-service agencies. Meanwhile, the …

Claude Robie Foote

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Warren, N.H. — Claude Robie Foote, 97, former long-time resident of Warren, died on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Grafton County Nursing Home, North Haverhill, N.H. Claude was born on Feb. 14, 1917, the son of Clinton and Edna (Robie) Stetson of Piermont, N.H. On June 14, 1946, he married Leona Irene Paige. In the early years, Claude and Leona worked and …

Newport Puts on a Golf Clinic for First Crown Since ’06

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Center Harbor, n.h. — Being the head professional at the Newport Golf Club comes with a great responsibility: Spreading the gospel of the links to the youngsters. Vince Molesky, in his eight years at Newport, has done his duty through what he calls his kids’ clinics. Youths as young as 6 or 7 …

Dale E. Smith

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Hampton, N.H. — Dale E. Smith, 70, of Hampton, died peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Exeter Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born April 11, 1944, in Washington, DC a daughter of the late Victor J. and Vernona (Heck) Wallace. Raised in North Haverhill, she graduated …

Forum, Aug. 12: Finally, a Democrat Speaks; Profit in Public Service; Headrest Is an Asset

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Finally, a Democrat Speaks To the Editor: Finally, a prominent Democrat, in this case Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, has had the integrity to publicly condemn the CIA spying on members of the Senate. It’s about time! Some things are just plain wrong, and it shouldn’t matter who …

Samuel Arnold Shields

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Piermont, N.H. — Samuel Arnold Shields, 83, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Grafton County Nursing Home North Haverhill, N.H. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Marian Robbins Shields, in November 2011, and a granddaughter Deidre Shields in August 1988. He is …

Enjoying the Weather

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Susan Minard, of East Ryegate, Vt., spends time in Colburn Park in Lebanon with her grandaughter Leigha Cline, 10, of North Haverhill. The two were waiting for Minard’s daughter who had an appointment. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Jane Carle

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Woodsville, N.H. — Jane Carle, 79, of Beech Street, died at her home on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, surrounded by her family. Jane was born in Hanover, N.H. on March 1, 1935, to Roland and Bernadeen Tobin (Swett) Smith. She graduated from Orford High School. On May 21, …

Arthur W. Mudge

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — A memorial service for Arthur W. Mudge, 84, who died on May 23, will be held on Monday, August 4, at 11 a.m. at Alumni Hall, 75 Court Street, Haverhill N.H. A reception will follow at Alumni Hall. …

Forum, Aug. 2: Middle Class Problems; Peace in the Mideast; Fast Times on Route 4

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Rise and Fall of the Middle Class To the Editor: As a teacher of a course on the declining middle class at OSHER@Dartmouth in the past and again this fall (“The Puzzle of Our Time: Can the Middle Class Be Saved?”), I was particularly interested in the recent …

Arthur W. Mudge

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — A memorial service for Arthur W. Mudge, 84, who died on May 23, will be held on Monday, August 4, at 11 a.m. at Alumni Hall, 75 Court Street, Haverhill N.H. A reception will follow at Alumni Hall. …

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Sample Effort

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Pomfret — Volunteers are needed to help with a one-day water quality monitoring program in the Twin States’ portion of the Connecticut River watershed. The “sample-palooza” will include nutrient monitoring at about 60 locations in the Connecticut River watershed on the same day. A dry, low-waterflow day is …

Man Climbs All 48 N.H. 4,000-Footers for Prouty

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The method with which Brad Taylor has chosen to contribute to the Prouty this year could be considered downright lunacy. Then again, that’s at least part of the idea. Taylor, 55, of Canterbury, N.H., is climbing Mount Moosilauke today to complete his “Full Moon 48” initiative, a summiting …